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Theology Is About Mystery

Theologian and author Richard J. Mouw writes:

Theology is best understood as "a mystery discerning enterprise" rather than "a problem solving" one. To solve a problem is to make all of our puzzles go away, which is not the kind of resolution that we ought to expect as a matter of course in theological exploration. But we can hope to succeed in knowing "more precisely and clearly what the mystery is" —and this can be an important gain.

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